See how Lymm compares with the North West from the information below:
The North West as of 2010 is home to 11% of the UK population making it the 3rd largest region in the country homing 1/5th of the UK population.
As of mid 2007 the population was 6.9 million. At the time this made the North West the second highest population density in the UK with 490 people per square kilometre people, compared to the England average of 390. Within the North West, the population density varied substantially, ranging from 24 people per sq km in Eden local authority in Cumbria, to 4,100 per sq km in Blackpool. London was the only other region in the UK with a higher population density, at 4,800 per sq km. The population density for Lymm in 2006 was 6.5 residents per hectare.
The below map shows the population density for areas in the North West.
The population is projected to continue to grow to 7.5 million in 2026, reversing the historical trend of a declining population.
The below graph shows the changes in the population for the North West.
The proportion of the population aged 65 or over was close to that of England as a whole, at 16.2% in 2007. The population of this age group for the North West in 2026 is projected to increase to 21%, marginally above that of England (20%).
Men aged 65 in 2005–07 could expect to live another 16.6 years and women 19.3 years. This compares with 17.3 and 20.0 in the UK as a whole.
The below information shows a breakdown across age groups in the North West.
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Experimental statistics show that, compared with England as a whole, the North West had a higher proportion of the population classing themselves as White British (89 per cent) in 2007. The lowest proportions were in Manchester (69 per cent) and Blackburn with Darwen Unitary Authority (75 per cent).